Weekly Weird Religious News

Bill Hybels weekly weird religious news

Within some of the the circles of deeply held belief there are human attributes that remain both constant and persistent. Terms such  “new heart”, and “born-again”, are issued, along with testimony that asserts a new better life is supposedly on offer. Over time what become apparent is that what truly persists and prevails is not … Read more

Breakthrough Starshot – Can we really get to Alpha Centauri in just 20 years?

So the news is that a very ambitious interstellar space mission to get to Alpha Centauri in just 20 years has been proposed and is being jointly promoted by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Professor Stephen Hawking, and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner. It sounded so far fetched that upon first hearing it I had to check the calendar and verify it … Read more

Claim: Stephen Hawking has three arguments against God

Over at the Christian Post is a blog entry that claims that Stephen Hawking has exactly three arguments against god. This all comes to me as a bit of a surprise because I’m not actually aware of him making any “no-god” assertions at all, but that instead he has simply confirmed that he himself does not believe … Read more

Stephen Hawking Says ‘There Is No God,’ Confirms He’s An Atheist

In some earth shattering breaking news various media outlets have been reporting that Stephen Hawking Says  that there Is No God and has confirmed that he is an atheist. It has been reported by outlets such as … The Huffington Post here The Christian Post here CNET etc.. So what is going on here, did … Read more

What has Stephen Hawking done for science?

1970 Singularities in gravitational collapse Physicists working on Einstein’s theory of gravity noticed that it allowed for singularities – points where spacetime appeared to be infinitely curved. But it was unclear whether singularities were real or not. Roger Penrose at Birkbeck College in London proved that singularities would indeed form in black holes. Later, Penrose … Read more

Hawking at 70 – Live streaming …

Live stream is running right now … click here to go directly to it … Rees on right now… running order is below   2:10pm Lord Rees From planets to universes 2:55pm Introduction: Dr Eng Lim Goh – Chief Technology Officer, SGI 3:00pm Professor Saul Perlmutter Supernova, Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe 3:45pm Afternoon … Read more